Amsterdam – This morning around 10.30 am a cyclist became trapped under a truck. This happened on Scheldestraat in Amsterdam’s Rivierenbuurt. The woman on the bicycle was seriously injured. As soon as the fire brigade was able to free her, she was rushed to hospital with serious injuries. An investigation team specializing in serious traffic accidents is investigating the incident. They call on witnesses and bystanders to share information and to share any camera images (for example from dashcams, video doorbells and security cameras) with the police.
The accident happened around 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 17, 2023 and took place at the intersection of Scheldestraat with Churchilllaan. Due to the on-site investigation, Churchilllaan and Scheldestraat will be closed for some time, including for public transport.
The driver has been arrested and will be heard as a suspect, as is customary in serious traffic accidents.
Did you see anything of the collision or do you have more information that can help the investigation? Or do you have camera images, for example from dashcams or video doorbells? Then you are requested to report to the police. You can do so via the tip form below or via the general telephone number of the police: 0900-8844 or 0800-7000 (Report Crime Anonymously). Please mention case number 2023059991 with your contact.
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Information source: Politie.nl